2021 Festival Program & Activities

Workshops, paint outs, exhibitions, demonstrations, Artist talks, pre-festival activities and awards and prizes. This festival celebrates everything to do with outdoor painting

Pre-festival activities include:

  • World Wide Paint Out: 11 and 12 September, Mandurah Cultural Precinct
  • Feature Guest Artist Exhibition, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
  • Watercolour Master Class, en plein air, with feature artist Herman Pekel (3 days)
  • Pastel Master Class, en plein air, with feature artist Lyn Diefenbach (2 days)
  • Oil Painting Master Class, en plein air, with feature artist Leon Holmes (2 days)

Festival weekend activities include:

  • Artists Meet and Greet
  • Demonstrations by feature artists Herman Pekel, Lyn Diefenbach & Leon Holmes
  • Day and evening paint outs
  • Two-hour ‘Quick Draw’ painting competition
  • A day painting in historical Pinjarra
  • An exhibition of festival weekend artwork, continuing to 10 October